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Top 5 makeup mistakes
How to look like a style icon
You are out on a first date with a cute guy and you're dying to impress him.
But just when the two of you step outdoors, it starts pouring cats and dogs. And your makeup gets all messed up.
You wonder: how do some girls apply and carry off makeup so flawlessly?
Well, here's help.
Mickey Contractor, a popular Bollywood makeup artist and the director of Artistry Mac India, an international cosmetics brand, comes to the rescue.
Mickey, who has given actresses like Aishwariya Rai and Rani Mukherjee (Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna) a fresh and stunning new look,spells out common mistakes we tend to make while donning makeup.
More is less
When it comes to makeup, many women just wear TOO MUCH of it. They don't know when to stop, especially the ones who don't know how to wear makeup.
You can easily learn how to apply makeup by looking up magazines, books etc if you are the artistic type.
One good way to learn how to apply makeup is to visit Mac stores. They have trained makeup artists, who show you how to use the right makeup.
Using the wrong foundation?
Secondly, they don't use the right colour of foundation. Finding the perfect shade for you is a must.
Don't be a copycat
Girls tend to ape other girls, and then end up looking the same. That's why I tell the actresses I work with that they must create a style of their own, which will make them an icon.
Some women don't look after their eyebrows. The shape of eyebrows changes one's face; it frames your face. It's like wearing the wrong frame of glasses.
Eyebrows must be neatly done AT ALL times.
Messy monsoon makeup
During the monsoons, girls continue to apply lots of foundation. This is not a good idea. It isn't waterproof.
However you can try using water-resistant makeup. For instance, waterproof eye makeup like kohl pencils and mascaras are a good bet. Lip colour doesn't run with water, so that's safe too.
So girls, keep these five things in mind and you will soon find the perfect look for you.
Do you have any makeup mantras you would like to share? Post your tips
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